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Thailand - Laos: Roundtrip

14 days - 3000 km/1870 miles

 

 

If you have a bit more time and like to explore and ride more extensively in Thailand and Laos, this is a great motorcycle tour for you! Besides stunning scenery the tour offers an insight in local cultures, historical sites, national parks, local cuisine and traditional way of life in two countries. All in a wonderful riding environment on a motorcycle on windy, straight and hilly mostly paved roads.

The roads are mostly easy to handle, there are some stretches which are narrow and steep. To join this tour you need to have good riding skills. You must be able to ride your big motorcycle in different conditions and do NOT expect to learn how to ride a motorcycle while joining our tour.

During the first morning hour, we get familiar with the bikes, group riding in and local riding environment in Thailand.

This tour provides an outstanding opportunity to obtain a thorough impression of the uniqueness of the border region of North Thailand and parts of North West Laos. We will visit Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand (2,565 meter). Ride the 1,864 curves on the 350 km long stretch from Mae Hong Son via Pai to Mae Taeng. Explore the area of the Golden Triangle and the mighty Mekong River.

Continue to the spectacular Doi Phu Kha National park to Bho Klua. North of Bo Kluea we cross into Laos were we enjoy spectacular mountain riding to Pak Beng, Luang Prabang (UNESCO listed), Vang Vieng and finally the capital, Vientiane.

Once back in Thailand we continue along the Mekong river into the mountains of Phu Ruea, visiting Sukhothai Historical Park (UNESCO listed) before heading back to Chiang Mai. Due to careful route selection, you will have the opportunity to experience local culture, Hill Tribes, Historical Sites, National Parks and endless of curvy mountainous roads in two countries, Laos and Thailand.

Note: This program is a guideline for activities and experiences on the tour. Deviations may occur, but we guarantee that our positive tour leaders will do their utmost to execute the program as described - as far as it is feasible and circumstances allow. We are continually working to improve the program, thus you may experience positive surprises.

 

Focus on enjoyment & camaraderie

At JoyRides we believe that good experiences and camaraderie are at least as important as the journey. Our goal is to fill your tour bag with as many positive memories as possible, so you go home with a big smile on your face. And with friends you didn’t have before you started the trip.

Included in the tour price:

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MC/Car rental

Choose between several models of Harley-Davidson and Indian MC.

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Motels/Hotels

Our Hotel/motel partners for tours are rated 3 stars and above.

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Gasolin & oil

Gas and oil are included for all motorcycles on all our tours.

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Insurance

VIP motorcycle insurance is included in the tour price

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Support van

Support van w/spare bike, luggage, cold drinks and 1st. aid kit.

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Entrance fees

Entrance fees on museums and national parks are included.

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MC Tour leader

Our tour leaders always ride on a motorcycle in front of the cortege.

Not included in the tour price: Airfare, food and drinks. Gasoline is not included in tours by car.

Included in the JoyRides' experience:

  •   Perfectly maintained motorcycles
  •    Fuel on all riding days
  •    MC friendly motels/hotels
  •    Daily breakfast included
  •    Customize your own tour

  •   Top ranked driving roads incl.
  •    Multilingual tour personnel
  •    Certified tour leader - on MC
  •    Ass. tour leader in support van
  •    Spare bike

  •   Detailed tour program/roadbook
  •    Welcome reception/dinner
  •    Farewell dinner party
  •     No hidden fees or charges
  •     No fuzz - just good times